What is your ultimate finish line?
To be better than I was last year.... and the Olympic games!
Who is to thank/blame for introducing you to your sport? Tell us your history to how it all began, how you got to where you are now
I swam at a state and national level when I was younger. Because of my fitness through swimming I always did pretty well at the schools cross country. At the time my swim coach also dabbled in some triathlons and he suggestedI gave triathlon a go. I was a good swimmer and runner and what kid doesn't like riding their bikes!
I progressed through the junior ranks and in 2009 I represented Australia at the Junior world championships. Four years later I was crowned Elite u/23 ITU world champion, and four years after that I lived my childhood dream of representing my country at an Olympic games, finishing 9th in Rio 2016.
Describe your perfect day - how does it look, what do you do and who are you with?
Wake up around 7:30am have some coffee and toast. Head out on the bike at around 8:30am for a 90 minute riding in Font Romeu (french pyrenees). Come back home and have a second breakfast. A hard swim at 11:30am - around 5km with a mainset of around 2.4km of hard swimming. After this back home for some lunch and a nap to recover for a hard session in the evening at around 5pm. Dinner (pizza and maybe a beer) and watch the Knights take down whoever they are playing in the NRL
What gets you out of bed in the morning and drives your passion to keep pushing yourself and chasing your finish lines?
Striving to be better. Knowing that if I stand still I will be left behind!